Stories About Hawaii Educators
Watch and read stories about the life-changing impact of local teachers and professors.
We are honored to share these memories from our community about the impact of Hawaii educators on their students’ lives.
"Thank you, Mr. Richard Kaichi for encouraging my love of music as my orchestra teacher at Kalakaua Middle. I can never repay your support, but you’d be happy to know I’m still in love with classical music."
In honor of Richard Kaichi
Kalakaua Middle School
"Strict yet respected and knowledgeable, Mr. Kutsunai made learning fun at Lahainaluna High School. His style of teaching was first-class and made me want to follow in his footsteps."
In honor of Mr. Kutsunai
Lahainaluna High School
"One of my first teachers was Ms. Dottie at First Chinese Church of Christ Preschool. I was excited to go to school every day because Ms. Dottie would be there with a hug for me and a smile on her face."
In honor of Ms. Dottie
First Chinese Church of Christ Preschool
"While my son learning to write his name might seem ordinary for a preschooler, it was a milestone for us because he has autism. Mrs. Kau‘i Samson Chong at Holomua Elementary School helped him find his voice."
In honor of Kau‘i Samson Chong
Holomua Elementary School